Seneca

4 BC - 65 AD

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on dogs, life, and war

What with our hooks, snares, nets, and dogs, we are at war with all living creatures, and nothing comes amiss but that which is either too cheap or too common; and all this is to gratify a fantastical palate.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on forgiveness, needs, and readiness

Who needs forgiveness, should the same extend with readiness.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on fortune and slavery

A great fortune is a great slavery.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on earth

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There is no easy way from the earth to the stars. -Non est ad astra mollis e terris via

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Source: Hercules Furens, 437

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on madness and talent

There has not been any great talent without an element of madness. -Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit

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Source: De tranquillitate animi, XVII.10

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A giant will keep his size even though he will have stood in a well. -Colossus magnitudinem suam servabit etiam si steterit in puteo

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on evil

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The evil which assails us is not in the localities we inhabit but in ourselves.

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Source: Moral Essays, "De Tranquillitate Animi" (On Tranquility of Mind)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on action, acting, good, life, and play

It is with life as with a play-it matters not how long the action is spun out, but how good the acting is.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on decisions and justice

He who decides a case without hearing the other side . . . though he decides justly, cannot be considered just.

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on anxiety, future, and mind

The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.

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